Rehabilitering med samtal och yoga i grupp: En utvärdering av Akademiska Sjukhusets projekt för cancerpatienter
Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Aim: The aim of the study was to examine the effects of “Rehabilitation with psychotherapy and yoga in group” with cancer patients, regarding physical, social, emotional and functional wellbeing. The participants’ health and satisfaction with the project were also evaluated. Method: The evaluation was made with quantitative method and descriptive, longitudinal design. The participants’ in the new beginners’ class were consecutively asked to participate, from October 20th 2010 until August 18th 2011. The questionnaires’ were given before and after a completed course (n=25). Data were analyzed with dependent t-test and descriptive statistics. Result: No significant differences were seen regarding physical wellbeing, social wellbeing, emotional wellbeing and functional wellbeing, or regarding physical function, role function and breathlessness. The participants (n=16, 64 %) appreciated the opportunity to meet others in a similar situation. The participants’ had a lot of use of physical exercises (n=15, 60 %), the relaxation in yoga (n=19, 76 %), to minimize anxiety in connection with the disease (n=10, 41,7 %) and to minimize the body’s stiffness (n=12, 48 %). Conclusion: No significant differences were seen in the study. The participants’ were satisfied with the project and thought it was useful. Further research and evaluation is needed related to the shortages of data.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2012. , 38 p.
rehabilitering, samtalsterapi, yoga, cancer, välbefinnande, patienttillfredsställelse
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-166924OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-166924DiVA: diva2:478963
Subject / course
Registered Nurse Programme